ERIC Number: ED495860
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-May
Reference Count: 10
Community Resource Mapping. Essential Tools: Improving Secondary Education and Transition for Youth with Disabilities
Crane, Kelli; Mooney, Marianne
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET), University of Minnesota
This guide provides step-by-step instructions on understanding, planning, and engaging in the coordination of community resources that support the transition of youth with disabilities into adult life. Designed for use at the federal, state, and local levels, this document provides numerous practical tools and resources for initiating a resource mapping process. This publication is organized around four distinct steps: Step 1: Pre-Mapping; Step 2: Mapping; Step 3: Taking Action; and Step 4: Maintaining, Sustaining, and Evaluating Mapping Efforts. A list of resources and a glossary are also included.
Descriptors: Community Resources, Education Work Relationship, Concept Mapping, Youth, Disabilities, Transitional Programs, Partnerships in Education, Shared Resources and Services, Networks, Community Cooperation, Identification, Participation, Population Groups
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition. Institute on Community Integration, University of Minnesota, 6 Pattee Hall, 150 Pillsbury Drive SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455. Tel: 612-624-2097; Fax: 612-624-9344; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.ncset.org
Publication Type: Guides - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center on Secondary Education and Transition, Minneapolis, MN.